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a bunch of researchers in india. if this burger comes from a cow that was grazed on land that once upon a time was rain forest we can factor in the loss ecoservice and that's just the footprint. that does not include the low wages that are paid in the food industry or fields where even today we have workers who are living in conditions of modern day slavery. they're growing the tomatoes that end up in our burgers. the $200 hamburger is just $200 because of the environmental costs. if we factor in the labor costs it would even be hire. >> gavin: you talk about a small number of companies and corporations that disproportionately impact the distribution of food. i want to talk about that, but first i want to challenge with this question. do we produce enough food to feed 6.8 be billion people. if we do, is it the distribution problem that gets bottled up with the decisions of a few companies. >> i want to quote greg page. he's the cargill. he said we produce more calories per person than ever before in human history. there is more food on the planet than there ever has been. there is not a
no sense. also five years ago we fought that china and india and other emerging economies might sign on to emissions reductions. and therefore that if we reduce emissions perhaps global temperatures would be reduced. i don't take a position on whether man-made emissions cause global warming or not but if we are reducing our emissions and china and india which make up 37% of the world's population are not doing so we are not going to have any effect on global temperatures and in the first chapter of the book i talk about geo engineering solutions that no prize-winning scientist paul krugman things can reduce global temperatures if we do it on our own such as breaking clouds with salt water or painting room for white to reflect the sun's rays. what we are doing with the $12 billion we're spending on alternative energy is pushing people into cars they don't want to buy, where raising electricity costs, we are getting rid of incandescent light bulbs in favor of fluorescent light bulbs. the cost of this falls disproportionately on those who are least able to afford it. the lowest fifth of
its way off here towards the north. but around bangladesh and eastern india, going into the early part of next week, you'll be wanting to watch this. going to be some heavy rainfall coming out of it. as far as temperatures, though, hong kong with a high of 22 on your saturday, chongqing at 20, minus 6 in ulan bator, and over here towards tokyo, getting down to 15. but once again, going into sunday, even monday, it is going to be getting much chillier than that, highs only going to be around 10 degrees. over towards the americas, high pressure is dominating. what that means, big capping dome here of clear skies is on tap. some cool temperatures, but it's going to be fairly nice here going through your weekend. across the west coast, though, not so much the case. we have a few pacific storm systems pushing onshore here bringing with it some heavy rainfall, reducing visibilities out across the areas. if you're flying out of vancouver, seattle, even san francisco, check your flights out ahead of time. they could be delayed or canceled. and then farther inland, skiers are going to be happy.
over the world, the far east, africa, india, europe, the middle east, and the united states. >> you're biting into the twinkie industrial complex. a worldwide network, i call it the twinkie nexus. >> reporter: in the shock and sadness following the assassinations of san francisco mayor george mas connie and harvey milk, there was the twifrpgy defense -- twinkie defense. they claimed his twinkie obsession wassan obsession not a cause for murder. >> reporter: as america evolved, so did its nutritious consciousness. >> michelle has told me i cannot have a fried twinkie. [ laughter ] >> it is bad that i even said the word twinkie from behind this microphone! >> reporter: and then the lethal blow. a 21st century labor dispute. >> they're putting the people's pay eight pardon. they're eliminating their pensions. >> reporter: with that, hostess is history. salary, pensions, season thousand jobs are gone. for workers, it's a loss that cannot be eased with comfort food. for consumers, they have to stomach empty shelves and convenience store aisles, and the end of a high-calorie american love
, africa, india, europe the middle east and the united states. >> you're biting into the twinkie industrial complex, a worldwide network. i call it the twinkie nexus. >> in the shock and sadness following the assassinations of george pasco knee and supervisor harvey milk there was the notorious twinkie defense. in truth dan white's lawyer claimed his diet was a symptom of depression, not a cause for murder. the legal phase has never died but as america evolved, so did its nutrition consciousness. >> michelle has told me i cannot have a fried twinkie. >> it's bad that i even said the word twinkie from behind this microphone. >> and then the lethal blow, a 21st century labor dispute. >> they're cutting the people's pay 8%. they're eliminating their pension. >> with that hostess is history. salaries, pensions, 18,000 jobs are gone. the -- for workers it's a loss that cannot be eased with comfort food. for consumers they have to stomach empty shelves in convenience store aisles and the end of a high calorie american love affair. >> i don't think nothing will replace twinkies. >> now reaching it
go to india or you go to the united states, go up to the dakotas, you go to missouri, you go to joplin, what you find is that people are more resilient than we give them credit for being. people will will come out in their community and help themselves given the opportunity. now, again, back to the politics. being a heavily kurdish region, they don't have the greatest relationship with istanbul, they don't have the greatest relationship with the turkish government. it's a completely different world. it's completely opposite. when their armed forces show up, it's not really lacked upon as a good thin. this is why i want to say thank you to our military that's here today, to the army, the navy, the military in general, the marines, the coast guard, even i saw a couple air force running around here yesterday. the fact that you are here and you are in san francisco and you do this every year, it says a lot. because we lack at -- look at this as a good week. we have a great working relationship and after being there and seeing that it's not a good relationship and people get
. if they're used for great, um -- great uses, such as maybe elephants in india or, um, horses in places that don't use engines and, um, vehicles such as tractors. >> i think tax dollars should be used for evacuating animals from disasters because animals don't exactly have the intelligence we do. so they can't really help themselves. they need help more than we do. >> uh, yeah. i think there is too much animal abuse in this country. and, um, when i have to pay taxes, that's what i want it to go towards. >> most of the teens we spoke to agree. they say spend the money, save the pets. if this issue is important to you, look into joining the efforts of animal rescue organizations, such as the aspca. >> this report is brought to you by yahoo! digital crave. >> we're not even close to the holidays, and yet there is a ton of new tech available -- games, gadgets, and gear to get excited about. so, here's a look at some fall highlights. we'll start off with the best-selling computer game "mists of pandaria," the latest expansion to "world of warcraft." this is the number-one subscription-based
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, with these problems that result, not only in terms of financial, but policy is in india's government is willing to do. so reconciliation and reparation is not only about financial. it's part of the solution in my view. >> thank you. right here in front. >> thank you. my newest entry network at network at the washington institute. people think of al qaeda as a terrorist organization, increasingly as the insurgency in yemen and many of the lessons learned might be some things and i'm struck by how much the policies discussed is eerily similar to attacks in iraq and afghanistan -- [inaudible] >> thank you. greg, do it to start up one? >> sure, i'll try to i'll try to be brief, which is against my nature, but i'll try so we can give our questions then. like i said earlier, it is important for us to think of al qaeda more like they think of themselves as an organization. we saw in 20112012 as ibrahim mentioned that al qaeda was able to provide services to the essentially became the defect or governing body. they set up their own police system, the court system and were providing water, electricity. and th
it in the middle east, also china, it india. -- also india. the things that the rest of the world likes about america are movies, tv, science, technology. they're not keen on democracy as america preaches it. heading into another four years of the obama administration, where are we, and why are we here, and how do we get somewhere else? what went wrong, what is going right, and what to do about it going forward? >> first of all, i do not think that favorability ratings and the pew surveys of evidence of whether we're doing something wrong or right. i think it is a huge mistake for anybody who practices public diplomacy to think that his or her job is to win a popularity contest. well i guess maybe some of us who were in the bush administration can take a certain pleasure in effect in 2008, the favorability ratings for the united states were higher in four out of the five surveyed arab countries -- i am not even going to bring that up. [laughter] and it is a big mistake. in my view, and what i tried to do during my short tenure as undersecretary, is try to focus attention on what public diplom
for them to go college. that's how we invest in our economy and we compete better with china, india and brazil. and he seemed totally lost on that point. >> don't forget the facts, he's wrong on that. nobody said you don't have to pay interest on student loans. >> but an attitude -- and if you lose the young vote and they end up voting for the dras two, three, four times in a row, that's going to put the republican party in a similar hole. >> not only that but the african-american community and latino community both read the signals, saw the voter i.d. stuff, the disdain that was shown for the ability of african-americans and latinos to vote. a lot of the voter i.d. stuff was directed squarely at latinos -- >> we're burying this guy. he's being lowered in the grave now. he's about 20 feet in the ground now. we keep shoveling the dirt on. one thing i want to stop here, if he only realized his kids didn't need student loans and that makes him lucky, fortunate. that's not something -- you have to learn those things when you're rich. this is special. anyway, thank you joy reid. i got to
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behind the vatican. in india, people watch fireworks at a park during the festival of lights. in florida, people wait in line for turkey as they prepare for thanksgiving. and in nepal, look at this, police dogs are decorated with paint and garlands for a hindu festival. hot shots, pictures coming in from around the world. >>> president obama's inauguration is still a couple months away, but with all the talk of scandal dominating washington right now, it's starting to feel like his second term has already begun. here's cnn's john berman. >> so, wolf, it took like 76 hours r the president's re-election to get subsumed in the whole petraeus/broadwell/alan/kelley mess. it may be the perfect introduction to the realities of re-election. it really is enough to give you second thoughts about that second term. >> reporter: president obama, you were just elected to a second term. what are you going to do next? go to disney world? doubtful. embark on immigration reform? possible. avoid the fiscal cliff? maybe. but if history has taught us anything, perhaps the first thing he should do is lawyer u
with that and the regulators are the same is true in europe and china and india. same is the same is true and brazil. this country deals with gaps between the rich and poor, agriculture, and earthen industrialize an evolving in much the same way that we're going to have to on the global stage for a the problem has been solved and can be solved. >> host: good afternoon, we have a caller from new york city. >> caller: hello, i'm so happy you're taking my call. my question is this fiscal cliff that we are approaching. if president obama allows it to happen, what kind of catastrophe are you talking about? i'm kind of concerned? so negatively will this affect the industry? how bad will it really be out there on wall street and main street? >> guest: well, let's say there are a bunch of people where the congress is involved, democrats and republicans have a role to play in whether we resolve this or not. the fact that we litigate to this extent, we are leaving the american people what the risks exposed with the fiscal squibb on time, it wants be outraged that it's generated. the fiscal cliff is a problem.
of western europe, canada, most of our allies, most democracies -- not israel, india and some other countries -- but most countries are due to adhere to protocol i. during the '80s the united states conducted a series of war games, they changed sides and so on and the side that you follow protocol i rules, guess what? they always lost the war game. during the 1990s at amnesty international charged the united nations -- charged the united states air force with serious violations of the laws of war during the bombing campaigns in kosovo and yugoslavia. they brought these charges before a u.n.-sponsored international criminal tribunal for the former yugoslavia which uses protocol i, so amnesty international decried the consistent failure to give effective warning to civilians before bombing. human rights watch complained that the u.s. air force was too concerned with insuring pilot safety. these were american lawyers writing this, complaining about the american air force, too worried about the safety of american service members. so these are the global rules. when people talk about global rules,
are on facebook, making it the third-largest nation in the world after india and china. it has its own currency, dispute resolution of issues. viewers starting a band, you can get fans through it. you can use facebook and twitter and youtube to topple a government. it is much harder to put down a revolution that is occurring in a thousand places or more over the web than to kill a charismatic leader or bombed headquarters. you can really make some progress by the way it is set out. but if you are a new citizen of facebook, you may not realize what you're getting yourself into. in part it's because they spoke as a term of service shift without warning. so usually it is one lie, but in 2008, they changed it so your friends and relatives can see it as being public. these americans were critics of the iranian government. what happened was these pictures become public. friends and relatives were beat up for something as simple as your friends, which could make a difference. and in so many highs and lows of social networks and twitter and, you know, e-mail. we have seen the arab spring. we have seen
do something about it then china and india aren't going to do something about it and it's a wash. this is the iea report, global demand energy grows by more than one-third over the period 2035. people will say look, even if we get our house in order, and i hear this all the time from people not in the denialist camp. you joy had a question during the break. >> we're talking about what's happening in germany and there's advancements here in america as well as europe. what about china? if china is the big sort of elephant in the room in terms of emissions what, are they doing? >> i did a big piece for the national agree geographic on china and energy. it's incredibly complicated. china is burning a lot of coal. they'll never catch up with us but they're putting a lot of carbon out in the atmosphere. at the same time, they're leading the world in the installation of renewable technology. 250 million chinese when they take a shower at night, the hot water comes off the roof. that's 25% of that population. in this country, solar hot water accounts for less than 1% of our homes and mos
user is in india, indonesia, or brazil. they are using a mobile phone to access facebook because they have not had access to a broadband laptop or pc. in a lot of cases, there is not an infrastructure the you have in the u.s. a lot of americans will meet me and say it is great for gossiping in seeing what my friends are eating for lunch. but if he were to talk to somebody in the middle east, maybe, if you would hear a different story, which is facebook is providing access to news, people that had you need access to information that they were not able to get otherwise. you get a much more meaty story about what facebook means to them. >> an insider's view of facebook. thanksgiving day on c-span3 just after 12:30 eastern. 2:00, chief justice john roberts and the look into the supreme court. later, space pioneers and nasa officials pay homage to the first man to walk on the moon, neil armstrong. just before 11:00. on tuesday, historian richard norton smith said 2012 was not a status quo election and that the president may have more trouble dealing with more liberal members of his pa
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